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How fixing the food system can help address the cost of living crisis

Millions are struggling to put food on the table, but unless we tackle the structural issues that drive household food insecurity we will not see lasting change for those who need it most.

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How can we fix our food system in a way that helps address the current cost of living crisis? We must look upstream to the root causes driving hunger in the UK and implement policies that help alleviate the crisis millions face today, as well as improves our food system’s resiliency in the long-term.

Here are 5 things we need to do to help beat the cost of living crisis and fix the
food system for good.

  1. Supply chain fairness & Real Living Wages
  2. Adequate safety nets
  3. Public money for public goods
  4. Climate suitable food policy
  5. Accountability for action

How fixing the food system can help address the cost of living crisis
13pp - 2022 | 320Kb

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Published 13 Apr 2022

Sustain: Sustain The alliance for better food and farming advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.

13pp - 2022
320Kb

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Sustain summit
12 Oct 2022

The summit will consider meat and dairy production and consumption in the context of the climate and nature emergency, where inspiring work and opportunities exist, and the assumptions and underlying values about meat which have shaped our policy to date.

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